Coffee breaks in North America tend to be more about coffee than a break. In Scandinavia they focus on the break. In fact, they even have a special word for it: fika. They also add baked goods to the mix. The reason the fika concept is important is that Sweden has the happiest workers around […]
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The dreams had returned, again, and no amount of coffee and cigarettes could keep their influence at bay. The ennui was crushing at times, and even talking with an outrageous French accent would not help. He thought of his days in the theatre. Oh, the … . . . → Read More: mark a rayner: Camusic of the Spheres
I start my day with coffee and writing a post about good news. Today those two things merged rather well: it turns out drinking coffee regularly can lower the chances that one’s DNA will get messed up.
DNA is always doing bizarre things and if those things get too bizarre then it can cause some . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Drinking Coffee Regularly Decreases DNA Damage
Hot coffee, the handy indoor fireplace and a warm laptop. -25 centigrade? My warm fire says GTFO. 🙂
I spent the early part of my shift browsing the various news networks catching up on the world by the warm light of the fire and my laptop. It was calm and quiet and I dare . . . → Read More: Dead Wild Roses: The Good Way to Remedy A Cold Morning
Yep, more reason why Bitcoins are here to stay Bitcoin ATM was a hit in Vancouver and now Toronto gets one. Located at King and Spadina, Bitcoin Decentral will function […]
I still think most of these would be whiskey, not coffee. (h/t to Mark Victor Young.) Alltop is a stiff drink of humor.
Inspired by these headlines: http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2013/03/26/pol-backbench-mps-rebel-against-pmo-control.html http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2013/03/26/toronto-roll-up-the-rim.html
Most of the scientific community and a large number of other thinking hominids believe global warming to be an observed increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans in recent decades. Most of those people accept that … Continue reading →
I’m writing this as I sip my first coffee of the day and it makes me feel good to do both activities at once because coffee drinkers have a lower risk of death than non-coffee drinkers.
Coffee drinkers were less likely to die from heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke, injuries and accidents, diabetes, and infections, . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Coffee Drinkers Have a Lower Death Risk
Reading the grains at the bottom of our grande pumpkin spice latter foretells the possibilities – Canada needs more Starbucks. While my consumer preference tends to towards Bridgehead, ThreeHundredEight.com indicates that in order to get some real representation in Saskatchewan requires more Starbucks.
The Cons will want to contrast this with their Tim Horton’s . . . → Read More: The Wheatsheaf: Latte Jack